Ranthambhore safari with Golden Triangle



This is the shortest tour to give you an overview of what India is all about. The monuments, wildlife, culture, traditions, and to see the way of life in this land of contrasts. India is a geographical term. Unity in diversity is best seen here. A country which has more billionaires than China, world’s fourth largest economy, single largest democracy. City of New Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur will give you deep insight into all the above facets.

India is a rich bio-diverse region of the world. With the population density of 467 humans per sq kms, how India’s flora and fauna has not only survived but thriving in many areas is a pleasant reality. Ranthambhore is a very good example of the same. It is home to ever growing population of Tigers. The largest cat, the Tiger is at the apex of food chain and is a Keystone species, good healthy population of Tigers, suggest good population of rest of the animals, plants, and a surviving landscape. In Ranthambhore you get to see Tigers, and have good chances of sighting, Leopards, Sloth bears, Crocodiles, few hundred species of birds, deers, antelopes, leeser carnivores, like Jackals, caracals, and to top it the history of the ancient Ranthambhore Fort.

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Category
National Parks Safari Photography
Location
Nights
10
Accommodation
4 & 5 Star Lodges
Safari vehicle Transportation

Tour Highlights

New Delhi – Jaipur – Ranthambhore – Agra – New Delhi - Fly Back Home

 

 

This is the shortest tour to give you an overview of what India is all about. The monuments, wildlife, culture, traditions, and to see the way of life in this land of contrasts. India is a geographical term. Unity in diversity is best seen here. A country which has more billionaires than China, world’s fourth largest economy, single largest democracy. City of New Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur will give you deep insight into all the above facets.





 

Day wise Breakup of tour

Day 01: Arrive New Delhi (by flight)

On arrival at the New Delhi airport, you will be met by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel and assist you in check in at the hotel. He will also handover and explain all travel related documents.
Overnight stay is at the hotel.

Day 02: New Delhi

After breakfast proceed for the full day city tour of Old Delhi and New Delhi.

In the old city visit Red Fort built by Emperor Shah Jahan; Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India; Raj Ghat- the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi and enjoy a walking tour in Chandni Chowk- the silver street of Delhi bustling with activity.

In the afternoon visit Qutab Minar, the tallest stone tower in India; India Gate – A War Memorial Arch. Also drive past the President’s house, Parliament house, Government secretariat buildings and Connaught place – the heart of New Delhi and a busy shopping center. Overnight stay at the hotel in New Delhi.

Day 03: New Delhi – Jaipur ( by road 260 kms,5 hrs drive)

After relaxed breakfast drive to Jaipur 260 kms, 5 hrs drive. On arrival check into hotel Evening free for leisure activities. Overnight stay is at the hotel in Jaipur.

Day 04: Jaipur

This morning you will drive 11 km to the outskirts of the city to visit Amber Fort, the ancient capital of the State until 1728. Visit the Temple of Kali, the Hall of Victory or Jai Mahal

In the afternoon visit the Observatory, the Palace of Winds and the City Palace and Museum. The museum has an interesting textile section, which contains dresses and costumes of the former Maharajas and Maharanis of Jaipur. Jaipur is well known for its beautiful carpets, enamelled ornaments, precious and semi-precious stones, brass ornaments and many other arts and crafts. Spend time in crowded lanes & by lanes of pink city, haggling and souvenir-hunting in the evening. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 05: Jaipur – Ranthambhore ( by surface 180 kms/3 hrs drive)

After breakfast drive to Ranthambhore 180 kms/3 hrs drive. On arrival check into resort. After lunch leave for evening jeep safari. Dinner and overnight at the Resort.

Day 06: Ranthambhore

Morning & evening jeep safaris in the park. Meals at the resort. Overnight at the hotel in Ranthambhore.

Ranthambhore is also rich in bird life with around 300 species of birds. Infact for a keen bird watcher Ranthambhore and the surrounding area is a paradise. Some interesting resident species of birds are large Cormorant, Painted Spurfowl, Sarus Crane, Bronzed winged Jacana, Sandpiper, Kingfisher, Nightjar, Painted Sandgrouse, Great horned owl and many more regular winter migrants which come from their nesting ground north of Himalayas to Ranthambhore and surrounding areas.

Ranthambhore with an area of 400 sq. km encompassing rocky hill crests which descend to open valleys between the Aravalli and Vindhya ranges, dotted with water pools and fruit trees, this park gets its name from the thousand year old fortress, which looms above the forest. Well known for the diurnal activity of tigers, Ranthambhore is a very special and unusual area where a natural present meets a historical past. Sambar, cheetal, chinkara, nilgai and languor. The elusive leopard and tigers are found in this reserve with tourists standing a very good chance of seeing tigers during the safaris. Dotted across the landscape are the crumbling ruins of its past glory, be it chatris or cupolas, like palaces or old guard posts, all of which reinforce the magical and ethereal quality of this great wilderness.

Day 07: Ranthambhore

Morning & evening jeep safaris in the park. Meals at the resort. Overnight at the hotel in Ranthambhore.

Day 08: Ranthambhore - Agra (by road, 265kms, 5 hour drive)

Morning jeep safari to the national park and after breakfast drive to Agra 265 kms / 5 hour drive. Enroute stop at Fatehpur Sikri, the ancient abandoned Moghul capital. This 16th century capital of Moghul emperor Akbar is a complex of forts, palaces and mosques built in sandstone. The city had to be deserted because of lack of water. The white marble Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti, Akbar's spiritual adviser, is now observed as a Muslim pilgrimage spot here. Overnight at the hotel in Agra.

Day 09: Agra – New Delhi (by road, 220kms, 4 hours drive)

After breakfast, proceed to visit the famous white marble mausoleum, The Taj Mahal, which was built in the middle of the 17th century by the Moghul emperor Shah Jehan for his wife Mumtaz Mahal.

Completed in 1652, skilled craftsmen from Persia, Turkey, France and Italy and some 20,000 labourers worked for 17 years to build this edifice. Later proceed to visit the red sandstone AGRA FORT which stands like a crescent on the banks of Yamuna River enclosed by forbidding 20-meter high walls, with a 12- meter moat between them. Three successive Mughal emperors - Akbar, Jehangir and Shah Jehan - helped create this massive structure which contains Hindu and Muslim architecture. [The Taj is closed on Friday].

Overnight stay at the hotel in Agra

Day 10: Agra – New Delhi (by road, 220kms, 4 hours drive)

After relaxed breakfast drive to New Delhi 220kms/4 hours drive. Overnight stay is at the hotel.

Day 11: New Delhi Fly back home

After breakfast leave for international airport to board flight back home or onward destinations.






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